Lot n° 105
700 - 800
Jean GENET (1910-1986). 3 L.A.S., 2 P.A.S.... - Lot 105 - Ader
Jean GENET (1910-1986). 3 L.A.S., 2 P.A.S. and 1 L.S., Paris and Cannes 1947, to Jean-Jacques Pauvert; 5 pages in-4 (one torn into several pieces) and 1 oblong page in-8, 2 envelopes.
Enclosed is a carbon copy of a letter from Pauvert to Genet, Sceaux 26 January 1947, confirming the terms of the transfer of Haute surveillance.
On his pieces Haute surveillance, and Les Bonnes [this one was created at the Athénée on 19 April 1947].
Paris 27 January 1947. Sale of 60 copies of Haute surveillance (title added by hand). "The property transferred is that of the typewritten copy of this coin [...] For this abandonment of rights, I will receive 130,000 fr. of which 30 (thirty) upon delivery of the manuscript, and 100 (one hundred), on 15 March 1947"... [Cannes end of March 1947]. "Would you be so kind as to send me as soon as possible the High Surveillance version corrected by Barrault. Please also make sure that the 50,000 Fr. arrive by the 13th. Send a telegraphic money order in the name of Jean Gallien Hôtel Méditerrannée Cannes. I know that I owe you 5,000 francs, but I would be happy if you would withhold them at the end, on the last payment... [Cannes March 31, 1947]. "Be so kind as to send me the typing of Haute Surveillance, the one corrected by Barrault. Tell me if your relations with Gallimard are as cordial "... He gives the coordinates in Cannes of Mrs Maglia, with whom Pauvert will have to deal "for our next business dealings"... [Cannes April 7, 1947]. "Send me - Jean Gallien Hôtel Méditerranée in Cannes 50.000 fr. Please make sure I receive them on the 13th. Otherwise it would be a disaster. Telegraphic mandate. Gallimard has the second part of the proofs. Press Allard to send me the rest. The final print order can be issued on May 1. Please see, you will be kind, Marthe Herlin, at Jouvet's so that she can give you a final copy of the Goodies that you will wear - you promised me - to Lulu Watier. Everything is fine here. I bought for Lucien a piece of land on which he is going to build a small house "... You must also give Marthe Herlin the guest list for the general meeting... Plus 2 receipts for the Haute surveillance edition (March 1947).
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